Science fiction has always attracted filmmakers and audiences, and iconic films such as Star Wars, Solaris or 2001: A Space Odyssey have been created in this genre. We want to bring you our Top 10 of Sci-Fi movies you can find on Netflix.
John Carpenter's The Thing (1982) was one of the best sci-fi films in its time, and Matthijs van Heyningen Jr.'s 2011 prequel is on par and maintains the atmosphere and tension of the original movie. An Antarctic research team discovers an alien ship buried deep under the ice, unaware of the monster they have awakened. Who can survive a mortal battle with The Thing?
Director Andrew Niccol takes us to the near future in Anon (2018). Special implants record everything people see and transmit this information to the authorities. But a series of mysterious murders leads to the idea that someone is not subject to this control and can even manipulate it. Detective Sal Friedland (Clive Owen) investigates the case and meets a mysterious woman who becomes the prime suspect... Cast: Clive Owen, Amanda Seyfried, Mark O'Brien, Colm Feore.
The Discovery is a 2017 British-American philosophical science fiction film starring Rooney Mara, Jason Segel, Robert Redford and Jesse Plemons. Thomas Harbor proved the existence of an afterlife, and this discovery led to extremely high suicide rates. Now a deranged scientist aims to create a machine that can record what people see in the afterlife. His son decides to stop his father's reckless plan...
Tenet is a 2020 American-British science fiction thriller film directed by Christopher Nolan. A CIA agent (John David Washington) infiltrates a mysterious organization called Tenet. He aims to track down a sinister society linked to time manipulation technology.
Tau (2018) is a film by Federico D'Alessandro that is reminiscent of some of Stanley Kubrick's films and focuses on fears about the coming age of robots. This is a movie about a woman stuck in a smart home. The main character will have to face a nightmare in the form of torture, which she is subjected to by a ruthless artificial intelligence system. Cast: Maika Monroe, Ed Skrein, Gary Oldman.
The Midnight Sky
The Midnight Sky is a touching film starring and directed by George Clooney. He plays the role of a scientist who has to cross the Arctic Circle, accompanied by the girl Iris (Caoilinn Springall), to help the rest of the survivors after a global catastrophe on Earth. The Midnight Sky was nominated for Best Visual Effects at the 93rd Academy Awards and named one of the ten best films of 2020 by the National Board of Review.
Annihilation (2018), inspired by the novel by Jeff Vandermeer and directed by Alex Garland, tells how a biologist (Natalie Portman) embarks on a search for her husband in an area riddled with violent creatures that appeared after a major environmental crisis.
Again we are in the future. Natural resources are practically exhausted on Earth due to the endless greed of multinational companies. But a new source of energy appears capable of saving humanity. An engineer (Robbie Amell) creates a perpetual motion machine that causes a time loop in which he opposes the Torus Corporation time after time.
One day, the government decides to hire a linguistics expert (Amy Adams) to try and get in touch with some aliens who have just arrived on Earth. Arrival (2016) is one of the most famous films by Canadian director Denis Villeneuve, also known for directing Blade Runner 2049 and producing, writing, and directing Dune.
In this 2023 South Korean film directed by Sang-ho Yeon, the Earth is infected, and people live in artificial shelters. Two states are waging a long war between themselves, and the scientists of one of the parties create a universal fighter, in which they install the cloned brain of a dead mercenary. However, the story develops into a struggle between people and robots for freedom from the system that exploits them...
Another dystopia in which humanity is on the verge of extinction, and the only way to survive is relocation to a distant planet. But this will take 86 years, and a decision was made to send not young people who can establish a new life there. A team of young cadets set off in a spaceship, but along the way, it turns out that the truth is very far from the official version of their mission... Cast: Tye Sheridan, Lily-Rose Depp, Fionn Whitehead.